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Course on pigments and painting technology

From: Justine Smithuis <justine.smithuis>
Date: Thursday, April 6, 2000
The Painters Palette in the 16th and 17th Century: Pigment
Preparation and Painting Technology
Maastricht, the Netherlands
13-20 July 2000,

An initiative of The Amsterdam-Maastricht Summer University in
association with the Conservation Institute Limburg (SRAL). During
this intensive course, a series of practical workshops and lectures
will introduce participants to the preparation of panels, mineral
pigments and organic dyestuffs. The participants will experiment
with the buildup of paint layers and the use of different binding
media, based on the examination of old master paintings. Workshop
leaders and lecturers are specialists such as Rene Hoppenbrouwers
and Helene Dubois (Limburg Conservation Institute), Renate
Woudhuysen-Keller (Hamilton Kerr Institute, Cambridge) and Arie
Wallert (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam). The course is intended for
post-graduate students, professional art historians and conservation
scientists with a special interest in painting techniques. More
information on programme, course fee and application is available at
<URL:> or by e-mail at justine [at] amsu__edu.

Justine Smithuis
Course co-ordinator
The Amsterdam-Maastricht Summer University
P.O. Box 53066
1007 RB Amsterdam
The Netherlands
+31 20 6200225
Fax: +31 20 6249368

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